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“Love Me That I May Love Thee” by Arman & Gloria

January 30, 2022, in Music > Studio Session, by

Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in Hamilton, New Zealand with Arman and Gloria Akhterjahan singing “Love Me That I May Love Thee” in Urdu and English, and based on the Writings of Baha’u’llah.

This song was filmed and recorded in Hamilton, New Zealand, 21 February, 2021, and was composed by Gloria Akhterjahan.

Lyrics & Quote

ENGLISH

O SON OF BEING! Love me that I may love thee. If thou lovest Me not, My love can in no wise reach thee. Know this o servant.

Baha’u’llah

URDU

اے فرزندِ وجود! تو مجھ محبت کر، تاکہ میں تجھ سے محبت سکوں ۔ اگرتو مجھ سے محبت نہ کریگا تو میری محبت تجھ تک ہرگز نہ پہنچ سکے گی. اے بندے اسے خوب سمجھ لے۔

Chords

Em Am D G-B7
{O Son of Being! O Son of Being!} x2
C-D G-B7 C D G-B7
Love me, that I may love thee.
Em-Am-Em C D C-Em
Love me, that I may love thee.
Em Am D-G
If thou lovest me not,
C-D G C Am D
My love can in no wise reach thee
C D G-B7
can in no wise reach thee...
Em Am D G-B7
{E Farzande Vajood! E Farzande Vajood!} x2
C D G-B7
Tu Mujhse mohabbat kar
C D G-B7
taaki Main tujhse mohabbat kar sakoo.
Em Am Em
Tu Mujhse mohabbat kar
C D C Em
taaki Main tujhse mohabbat kar sakoo.
Em Am D G
Agar tu mujhse mohabbat na karega
C D G
toh Meri mohabbat tujh tak
C Am D
hargiz na pahoonch sakegi
C Am G-B7
hargiz na pahoonch sakegi...
Em Am
E Bande ise khoob jaan le
Know this
D G-B7
E Bande ise khoob jaan le
O servant
C D G
E Bande ise khoob jaan le
Know this
D C Em-B7
E Bande ise khoob jaan le
O servant
C D G
E Bande ise khoob jaan le
Know this
C D G
E Bande ise khoob jaan le
O servant

You can also listen to and download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here: “Love Me That I May Love Thee” by Arman & Gloria [Audio Track]

Watch the entire Studio Sessions video series on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here: Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions playlist

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Naysan Naraqi

Naysan is passionate about using the arts and media to explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith. Back in 2011, Naysan started up the Baha’i Blog project, channeling his experiences in both media and technology companies to help create a hub for Baha’i-inspired content online.

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